Tommorrow/Today we celebrate Mission Sunday. This year the Mission Fete proceeds will go to the Don Bosco Snehalaya Street Children Mission Centre based in Vadodara, Gujarat. Parishioners can put their kitchen to rest for a day and come & patronize food stalls which start at 7 a.m. in the quadrangle. Breakfast, lunch, snack items, pickles, bakery items, desserts and other home-made delicacies prepared by our zonal communities & clusters will be available. For the children, there will be games stalls. Saree auction, weighing of the cake etc. are other events to look forward to. At 12 noon, we will have the lucky dip for the raffle forms collected by our Sunday school children. Mission Fete starts at 8 a.m. You are welcome to bring your friends and family along.
There will be no Sunday school on 21stOctober because of Mission Fete.
Mission Sunday envelopes that have been distributed will be collected at all Masses next Saturday/Sunday, 28thOctober.
26thOctober is the last Friday of the month. There will be a half-hour adoration after the evening Mass.
The Parish Pastoral Council will meet on 27thOctober after the evening Mass.
Pre-Baptism course will be held on 27th, 28thOctober, 3rd and 4thNovember at 5.30 p.m. Parents who are expecting their first child are required to attend this course before the birth of their child.
Senior Citizens will have their monthly meeting on Sunday, 28thOctober at 6.30 p.m. in the multi-purpose hall.
The Legion of Mary, a Lay Catholic Association of the Church invites you to an evening programme on ‘Social action’ to be held next Sunday, 28thOctober from 5pm to 8 pm in our Church. The Speaker is Veera Davies. There will be a registration desk outside the parish office after all the Masses this Saturday and Sunday.
Registration forms for the Sunday school picnic to be held on Sunday, 4thNovember will be distributed tomorrow/today during the class. Children please submit the duly filled forms latest by 29thOctober alongwith the registration fee of Rs. 100/- to your Catechist only.
There will be a Growth Retreat organized by Shanti Sagar Hindi Prayer Group including praise and worship, talk, healing service, adoration, counseling, confession and Holy Eucharist on 4thNovember from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the school hall. The Speaker is Fr. Allwyn Misquitta. Entry is free. All are invited. For further details contact Samson (Tel: 9819978511)
The Small Christian Communities will meet as follows:-
|Zone||Date||At the residence of :-|
|Babhai||16thOctober||Elias Gonsalves – Kent Residency|
|Chikoowadi B & C||4thOctober||Shamila Cornello|
|Chikoowadi A||3rdOctober||Angeline Fernandes|
|Jairaj Nagar||22ndOctober||Alex Gonsalves – D wing – 6thfloor, Ashok Nagar|
|Yogi North||8thOctober||Joy Pasaana,
|Yogi South||11thOctober||Mathias Rodrigues A-12, 405|
|New M.H.B||9thOctober||Joseph Karumalil.|
|Gorai II||11thOctober||Clema Anton|
|Gorai III||18thOctober||Gilbert D’Souza. 304, Herumb bldg|
|L.T. Road||12th October||Rina Mascarenhas|
|Old M.H.B.||18thOctober||Prudence D’Souza.|
|Eksar||18thOctober||Neelam Rodrigues – A – 1302, Ahuja Towers.|
Fr. Solomon Rapol – Parish Priest